WISCONSIN SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Thursday December 8, 2005

 

1* Thinking about the 2006 election for Governor, suppose that Republicans nominate Scott Walker and Democrats nominate Jim Doyle. If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Scott Walker or for Democrat Jim Doyle?

 

                                37% Walker

48% Doyle            

                                  4% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

See Cross Tabs for this question

 

2* Fine… what if the Republicans nominate Mark Green? If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Mark Green or for Democrat Jim Doyle?

 

39% Green

45% Doyle            

                                  5% some other candidate

                                10% not sure

See Cross Tabs for this question

 

3* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of:

 

 

Bush

Doyle

Walker

Green

Feingold

Very favorable

32%

19%

18%

17%

29%

Somewhat favorable

17%

36%

22%

27%

22%

Somewhat unfavorable

13%

23%

21%

21%

17%

Very Unfavorable

36%

19%

17%

17%

24%

Not sure

  2%

  3%

22%

19%

  8%

 

4* Looking ahead to the 2008 Presidential Election, would you rather see the Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton or Russ Feingold?

 

29% Clinton

47% Feingold                       

                                17% some other candidate

                                  7% not sure

 

5* How would you rate President Bush’s handling of the US economy… Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

 

18% excellent

22% good

20% fair

39% poor

                                  2% not sure

 

6* Overall, how would you rate President Bush’s handling of the situation in Iraq…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

22% excellent

20% good

14% fair

44% poor

                                  1% not sure

 

7* Next… Which is more important, getting American troops home as soon as possible or making sure that Iraq becomes a peaceful nation enjoying freedom and democracy?

 

38% getting troops home

53% making sure that Iraq becomes peaceful nation

  9% not sure

 

8* When it comes to determining how you will vote in the U.S. Congressional race next year, which issue is more important… immigration, or the situation in Iraq?

 

35% immigration

53% situation in Iraq

  7% some other issue

  5% not sure

 

9* A proposal has been made to build a barrier along the U.S. - Mexican border. Do you favor or oppose building a barrier to help reduce illegal immigration?

 

                                60% favor

                                25% oppose

                        15% not sure

 

10* How would you rate the job George W. Bush has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

                                32% strongly approve

                                16% somewhat approve

                                11% somewhat disapprove

                                39% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

11* How would you rate the job Jim Doyle has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

                                18% strongly approve

                                38% somewhat approve

                                23% somewhat disapprove

                                19% strongly disapprove

                                  3% not sure

 

Additional Crosstabs information

 

Crosstabs by Gender-Married-Children at Home

Crosstabs by Party-Ideology

Crosstabs by Age

Crosstabs by Religious Affiliation

Crosstabs by Priority in Iraq

Crosstabs by Barrier Along Mexican Border

Crosstabs by Income

Crosstabs by Employment

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.